TEHRAN- Iranian table tennis players Faraz Shakiba and Raya Javaheri snatched a gold and a bronze medal in 2022 Asia Hopes Week and Challenge which was held in Almaty, Kazakhstan on October 31-November 5.
The event was held in the presence of 15 boys and 13 girls.
Shakiba defeated his rivals from Saudi Arabia, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan.
He was also overpowered by Malaysian player.
After defeating his rivals from Sri Lanka and Saudi Arabia, he advanced to final match.
In final match, he defeated Thailand and received a gold medal.
Meanwhile, Javaheri defeated players from Uzbekistan, Lebanon, Kazakhstan, Sri Lanka and Saudi Arabia.
She was overpowered by her Thai rival in semi-final match and received joint bronze medal.